Messages such as Cruise Control not available infer a brake light switch or tail light bulb concern - that sort of thing - in other words, nothing related to the cruise control mechanisms. Fit gear lever outer gaiter and secure clips to console. Interstate Mega-Tron Plus I figure you were wise to put an Interstate Mega Tron Plus battery back in. In Feb 2016 my dashboard display started going crazy. You risk major, expensive mechanical failures by taking your vehicle to anyone other than an expert. I believe mine is down to a bad circuit board, that in certain conditions shorted out. Voltage can be high enough to start the engine but too low to prevent the disabling of various functions to conserve the battery.
A hard right fast turn will sometimes cause the electrical problems to start. They are now saying that tye keys have not been properly programmed but I think they have jsut no clue on what the problem is. Now, however, the adventure has come to an end as production of the vehicle ended in December 2014. Car drove ok for two days and then the problems started exactly the same again. You need to drop the front left wheelarch liner, and pull the plugs and check for corrosion on the pins.
Later models have a modified loom to cure the problem. So disconnected it and charged it up then reconnected it. It always clears almost immediately and never causes and real problems. Pushed all those black boxes in the engine compartment and wiggled and there must be one with a bad connection. However, you should get it in so they can put it on the computer. Rev counter and Speedometer needles randomly stopped working and then suddenly came on again. .
Your battery is new so the reading should be about 12. This guy held on to the car for four weeks, test driving it to monitor what was happening and to try to figure out why. I also noticed the odometer was not clicking off miles during this leisurley ride!! The fault only occurs for a second, and then things act like normal. Cut the rubber gaiter as shown in illustration 1, leaving only the rubber base is shown in illustration 2, for securing to the console. Transmission range change not available Noticed the hi range and low range lights are flashing Also the green mountain symbol on left guage is lit as is the orange system fault symbol under the temp guage. He has the Land rover diagnostic software and established the following. I also noticed that sometimes if I depressed the clutch, then pressed the starter button as normal nothing would happen but if I then depressed the brake pedal as well, this would allow the engine to suddenly turn over and start.
If it is a suspension light coming on, there should also be some error message as well. After 9 months of chasing this fault and many false starts, we eventually sorted it. Could save you a fortune in the long run 6th Dec 2011 7:23 pm Pegleg Member Since: 15 Apr 2010 Location: Deep in mid Wales Posts: 3114 Alex, Your right about the Haldex unit. Once underway, the alternator will bring the voltage back up to the correct level, hence the warning lamp extinguishes. Ideally, you need someone who has a diagnostic kit, and who knows how to interpret the faults. Rev counter, Speedo bouncing around, all fault lights illuminating, F4 fault mines automatic limp mode.
The dealer has replaced the battery, one key and replaced the Ecu but the problem is still not gone. The strap is held on by two 8mm screws. Ill get one message with a ding, then it will go away, then another one will pop up with a ding, etc, etc. However, with our Approved Programme you can still purchase a Land Rover Freelander, ensuring it has received the very best in maintenance as this covers a 165 Multi-Point Inspection and is backed by a Two Year Warranty. It's starting to become clear from all the different postings that it could be basically anything that's causing the problem. I just now accept it that it is a sign of winter and the temp is low.
The upper section of the rubber gaiter should have been cut away when the leather gaiter was fitted. Now on mine, all canbus connections go through the instrument panel display binnacle call it what you will. As it turns out, Hill Decent is related to the brake lights as when Hill Decent kicks in, the brake lights normally illuminate even though you have not touched the brake pedal. With a scan device, the technician will get codes that give him or her an idea of the problem and can troubleshoot from the information that is provided. I have 2007 Landrover freelander 2, buy a brand new 5 years ago, running almost 130k. Leave on tick over for a minute to charge it a bit then stop the engine and restart. If it is the battery light, keep an eye on the battery voltage when everything is off.
Remove gear lever draft excluder and inner gaiter. Great car but a complete pain when they go wrong. . Basic hand tools and some jack stands are all that's needed. Thanks for the info; I'll keep an eye out on the voltage. Jan 05, 2011 Yes, this is the correct battery replacement. If you need leverage, you can use a large screw driver to gently pry off the battery clamp.